Memoirs of a Fashion Jewelry Manufacturer (DeLizza & Elster) Purchase a copy of the much-anticipated book, written by Frank DeLizza, former owner of the DeLizza & Elster Manufacturing Company (and the popular Juliana Jewelry Company). which is available NOW!
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - DeLizza & Elster was a fashion jewelry manufacturer for more than 40 years. This was a company well-known to insiders but not the general public. Their name was the name behind many companies selling costume jewelry from 1947-1990, and includes a company they created for retail sales, Juliana Jewelry.
The list of companies purchasing jewelry from DeLizza & Elster during that timeframe, reads like a star-studded guest list. Companies like Capri, Alice Caviness, Coro, Garne, Kramer and Weiss to company moguls - Les Bernard, lHattie Carnegie, Pakula, Joan Rivers, and Kenneth J. Lane. There were home party and catalog companies like Sarah Coventry, Tara and Park Lane as well as large corporations such as Surprise! Walt Disney and an innovative retail concept company, Bijoux Terner.
Mr. DeLizza's book takes the reader through the history of the family, the events leading to the creation of a new manufacturing company, day-to-day operations and great insight into some of the companies on their client list.
The book includes copies of the original black and white design sketches along with color photos of various styles of jewelry the company made.
You can purchase an autographed copy of Mr. DeLizza's book, "Memoirs of a Fashion Jewelry Manufacturer" through his website, http://jewelrybydelizza.com Prepaid book sales will be shipped out Monday, April 23, 2007. The cost, which includes media mail shipping and handling is $29.00 in the U.S.A. , $32.00 USD for Canada.(Cost for shipping outside of North America, please write for a shipping quote.)
Mr. DeLizza writes, "Buy the book to read, read the book to learn and share the book with others to remember what used to be".